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Post by GeffreyDrogon » October 23rd, 2021, 11:03 am

R.I.P. Jack Angel. We will all miss you.

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Post by Daniel » October 26th, 2021, 1:55 pm

Indeed. While his roles were often small, Jack was great at what he did. One of my favorites was Mr. Shark from Toy Story. "Look, I'm Woody! Howdy, howdy, howdy!"

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Post by Daniel » November 5th, 2021, 12:32 pm

Television screenwriter Bob Baker has passed at 82. Best known for co-creating the characters Axons, K9 and Omega from "Doctor Who", and co-writing the Wallace and Gromit shorts and films.

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Post by Daniel » November 19th, 2021, 1:31 pm

Schoolhouse Rock songwriter and musician Dave Frishberg dies at 88. Sad news.

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Post by James » November 26th, 2021, 6:22 pm


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Post by Ben » November 26th, 2021, 6:30 pm

91 is an awesome age to get to, but it’s still something of a shock, and amazingly sad, when it happens and we lose someone like this. One of my personal heroes to me.

RIP Steve.

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Post by Daniel » November 26th, 2021, 9:25 pm

Broadway has lost a true legend.

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Post by Dan » November 27th, 2021, 7:46 am

Was taken aback when I read he had passed while at Comic Con. It was even brought up at the tail end of Brent Spiner's spotlight panel as he was an original Broadway cast member Sunday in the Park with George. Spiner noted he had just heard about it in the middle of his autograph session and said in his panel he would gladly play in any Sondheim show if ever asked.

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Post by Ben » November 27th, 2021, 3:47 pm

Had to go in and out of London by car today, necessitating around two and a half hours on travel…perfect to run a Sondheim playlist of random songs. What magic. Also just ordered Warner Archive's new Blu of his The Last Of Sheila, which as much as I was a fan, I must admit that I had never heard of before. Very much looking to run that in tribute when it arrives!

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Post by Daniel » November 27th, 2021, 4:39 pm

Quite the fun whodunit. So many layers, even the title is a clue.

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